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21 votes
6 answers
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Would removing spaces in a string protect against SQL injection?

6 votes
4 answers
238 views

When testing out security vulnerabilities on sites such as OWASP Projects, should we be in a secured/protected environment?

4 votes
0 answers
2k views

How exactly does "Apache Shiro's" hashing work when using a Desktop-Client

4 votes
1 answer
489 views

Why, after a certain character limit, are larger passwords labeled as "weak" on some sites?

3 votes
1 answer
1k views

What resources/organizations should we submit applications to for testing, to prevent Anti-Virus "False-Positives?"

3 votes
5 answers
2k views

Is there a security benefit of using a Virtual Machine over dual booting?

3 votes
2 answers
4k views

Received an email about an "Etsy" Password Reset due to the "Linkedin Breach...." is this a phishing attempt?

3 votes
2 answers
318 views

If not using HTTPS/SSL/TLS is such a security risk, why don't sites/browsers force HTTPS for all sites that have it?

3 votes
3 answers
15k views

Is there any way to get infected by opening an email i.e., if an image is attached to the email?

3 votes
3 answers
2k views

Do certain Virtual Machine programs "Sandbox"/protect the main OS better than others? Does the category of VM matter?

2 votes
3 answers
199 views

Would biometrics be more secure if it was a sequence and not a single biometric scan?

2 votes
2 answers
464 views

Do malicious downloads bypass integrated browser downloader, if so how does that happen?

2 votes
3 answers
4k views

Can malware be transferred from an Android device to a Desktop computer?

2 votes
5 answers
1k views

What are safe solutions to protecting important credentials in source code [duplicate]

2 votes
5 answers
2k views

Is there more of a security risk by providing an email when creating a new account?

1 vote
1 answer
8k views

Is it possible to transfer malware/viruses through a KVM Switch, from one computer to others?

1 vote
2 answers
324 views

Is there any benefit to keep sending UN/PW to the server over Session ID ( i.e., Stateless vs Stateful)

1 vote
3 answers
340 views

Are there any security advantages to forcing a password-character limit on reset, but allowing unlimited character in password-login?

1 vote
3 answers
175 views

Is there an added benefit to authentication within a part of an application, after authenticated into the main application?

1 vote
3 answers
274 views

Besides Plain-Text passwords, is there anything to worry about with sites that don't use SSL?

1 vote
1 answer
263 views

What recommended precautions should one take when using internet provided by a Landlord?

0 votes
2 answers
169 views

Is there any added security/vulnerabilities if you allow a "trusted-party" to vouch you are legit, if you were locked out of your account?

0 votes
1 answer
195 views

secure ways to prevent access to an application by more than one person at a time?

0 votes
2 answers
836 views

Will hashing a password, and then splitting it into multiple db fields increase security? [duplicate]

0 votes
2 answers
199 views

Is there any reason to enable "Windows Update" if you do not connect your computer to the network/internet?